GameStop looks to celebrate Veterans Day through the introduction of a new military discount program meant to salute the brave men and women who have served or are currently serving in the United States.
Beginning today, a 10% discount will be given to all active and former military personnel off new video game software and accessories, pre-owned software, hardware, and accessories, and all collectibles across U.S. store locations. The program will be available all year for all military personnel with appropriate IS, which can include a military of Veterans ID, Form DD214, or by authenticating their military status through other online verification platforms like ID.me.
Speaking about the discount, George Sherman, CEO of GameStop, states that, “On this Veterans Day, we pause to take a moment to honor and say, ‘Thank You’ to all the brave men and women who have, or are still serving our country. We don’t take lightly the sacrifices our service members make daily to preserve our freedom. As a small token of GameStop’s appreciation, we are proud to offer a much-deserved discount in our stores all year long.”
Finally, in addition to the new military discount program, today only, GameStop will donate 5% of all proceeds from the sale of select Call of Duty: Modern Warfare merchandise to the Call of Duty Endowment, which works to help find high quality jobs for unemployed veterans. Readers can click here for a for a complete listing of approved Call of Duty: Modern Warfare products.
Like most discount programs, there are a few exceptions to note. In this case the military discount program excludes new video game hardware platforms, digital currency, point-of-sale activation cards or other gift cards. Finally, the discount does not apply to items already on sale or clearance. Luckily this still leaves most of the gaming accessories and software up for grabs, and the discount is sure to make some people quite happy.
The military discount is another in a long line of promotional events that occur on and around Veterans Day. Restaurants have for years most typically been associated with a discount during this time, but more businesses are becoming involved over time. This year there are large campaigns for discounts at Kohl’s, The Home Depot, and Goodyear Auto Service, to name a few.